1. Dries Van Noten
2. Island Designs by Harry Haslett
metal and ribbon,
by Harry Haslett,
$40 each; call
3. Alexis Bittar
drusy on twisted
rope, Alexis Bittar,
$1,300; visit alexisbittar.com for stores.
4. Tory Burch
Burch, $325; buy online now at toryburch.com.
5. Philip Crangi for Vera Wang
Jewelry designer Philip Crangi wired and then wove rhinestones into this big and bold braid for the Vera Wang line. Our tip: Wear hair in a loose updo to avoid any snags!
Crystals, Philip Crangi for Vera Wang, $1,486; at Bergdorf Goodman, call 800-558-1855.
At 45 inches, it’s truly long on luxury.
Synthetic pearls, crystals with velvet ribbon, and gold-plated chain, Mawi, $716; at Dernier Cri, call 212-242-6061.
7. Thea Grant
A thick chain makes the mix day-friendly.
Plated steel, metal, vintage crystals and glass, Thea Grant, $395; visit theagrant.com for stores.
8. R.J. Graziano
Calling all rocker chicks with day jobs.
Steel and crystals, R.J. Graziano, $275; call 212-685-1248.
9. Elie Tahari
Pair this with an LBD or a silky top and jeans.
Crystals and satin, Elie Tahari, $398; call 212-334-4441.
10. Helene Zubeldia
Oversize rhinestones add extra impact to this evening sparkler.
Metal and crystals, Helene Zubeldia, $670; at Curve L.A., call 310-360-8008.
11. Banana Republic
Beads stitched onto fabric make it edgy, and you can tie to your perfect length.
Mother-of-pearl and fabric, Banana Republic, $150; available in November at bananarepublic.com.
Long enough to graze the navel, its vibrant supersize slabs are lighter than they look.
Glass and metal, Burberry, $1,995; visit neimanmarcus.com for stores.
At its fashion show, Balenciaga paired ornate collars like this one with two matching cuffs.
Swarovski crystals, Balenciaga, $2,575; visit neimanmarcus.com for stores.
14. Alexander McQueen
Inspired by Indian palace jewels, this showstopper’s tiny crystals make it wearable for smaller frames.
Swarovski crystals with freshwater pearls, Alexander McQueen, $4,475; call 212-645-1797.
15. Nina Ricci
This baroque beauty sits at the breastbone, a shorter length for fall’s powerhouse pieces.
Semiprecious stones and galvanized metal, Nina Ricci, $1,835; at A’Maree’s, call 949-642-4423.